6549.71MHz i7 5960X CPU Frequency World Record by John Lam on the Rampage V Extreme

Sep 05, 2014 Written by:ROG Article

The highly-anticipated Haswell-E has just arrived, and John Lam from Hong Kong has already pushed his i7 5960X (Intel's first consumer 8-core CPU) to a staggering 6549.71MHz (a 118.32% boost compared to stock speeds)!  His system went so fast it might have got a glimpse of the future.  His motherboard of choice to get him there?  The Rampage V Extreme of course!  This world record on the 2nd of September, 2014 is one of many from the seasoned extreme overclocker.

                                                       John Lam's Specs:

                                                                        • CPU: Intel Core i7-5960X
                                                                        • MB: Rampage V Extreme
                                                                        • Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 4 16GB DDR4
                                                                        • PSU: ANTEC 1200 High Current Pro
                                                                        • CPU Cooling: LN2

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Here's the proof!